BOOKS TO BORROW OR OWN (updated periodically)

Book Corner 311 S. 20th St., Philadelphia, PA 19103 (215) 567-0527 (Book Corner’s Amazon Store)

or visit  their sister store The Next Page 722 Chestnut St., 19107 (215) 925-0722

Photo by Monique Gordon

Children’s Literature or the Child @ Heart

 Carver a life in poems by Marilyn Nelson (Book valued @ $16.95 and found used  for $3 hardcover in good condition!)

Don’t Hold Me Back, My Life and Art by Winfred Rembert

The Near Johannesburg Book and other poems by Gwendolyn Brooks

Playing to Win-The Story of Althea Gibson by Kean Deans, illustrated by Elbrite Brown

Rising Voices-Writing of Young Native Americans by Hirschfelder & Singer

The Secret History of Giants by Ari Berk ( Informative, entertaining, and remarkable illustrations)

We Were There, Too! Children in  U. S. History by Phillip Hoose


The Transitive Vampire A Handbook of Grammar for the Eagerand the Doomed by Karen Elizabeth Gordon

How to Books

Field Guide to Produce by Aliza Green

Field Guide to Stains How to Identify & Remove Virtually Every Satin Known to Man by Friedman, Wagner, and Armstrong

Pet Books

The Dog owner’s Manual : Operating Instructions, Trouble Shooting Tips, & Advice on Lifetime Maintenance by Brunner & Still

The Literate Cat A Photo Graphic Celebration by Browntrout Publishers (poems, prose, quotes, history, stories, color photos …) 9″x12″ in size

Man Speaks Dog, Dog Teaches Man by Morris & Zuidema (color photos, quotes, history…) 5″x5″ in size

The  Encyclopedia of Natural Pet Care by CJ Puotinen

Adult & Young Adult 

Eden, Ohio by Shawne Johnson

Charles Pamati’s Extraordinary Beginnings of Everyday Things

Bigmama didn’t shop at Woolworth (Memoir), Sunny Nash

Politically Correct BedTime Stories by James Finn Garner

The Woman Warrior by Maxine Hong Kingston

Diabetes Health, Poetry, Stories & More

“No Sugar Added Poetry” visit

Get Control of Your Blood Sugar, by Gary Scheiner,  M. S., C.D.E.

You don’t have to spend a fortune on books. My local library sells books once a month ranging from .25¢-$1.00. Visit thrift shops, flea markets, or independent book stores. Some book store organize books by themes. You’ll be amazed at what you’ll find!

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  1. Save the Earth & Support-Great Music, Conversion, and meet people from various demographics US & abroad

    1. AIDS Thrift 514 Bainbridge St, Phila., PA (vintage clothing, fabric, furniture, books,music etc.)
    2. The lLast Word Bookshop, 220 South 40th St, Phila., PA 19104, 215-386-7750
    3. House of Our Own, 3920 Spruce St, Phila., PA 19104, 215-222-1576
    4. Mostly Books, 529 Bainbridge St, Phila., PA 215-238-9838
    5. Circle Thrift,2233 Frankford Ave, Phila,, Pa 19125, (215) 423-5060 &
    1125 S. Broad St., Lower level. Sun: 11am – 5pm. Mon – Sat: 10am – 6pm. 215-468-0645.

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